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Supporting and scaling nationwide Covid-19 wastewater monitoring (ID Epi Seminar Series)

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Headshot of Claire DuvalletThis hybrid in-person/virtual webinar will be presented by Claire Duvallet, Founding Staff Data Scientist at Biobot. The in-person portion will be held in Kresge G2. Attending either in-person or Zoom requires registration with the following link. Register here.

Claire is a founding data scientist at Biobot Analytics, a startup transforming sewers into public health observatories. As a technical lead on Biobot’s data science team, Claire provides high-level technical guidance across a variety of projects and programs at Biobot. In her role, she works closely with the data science team as a contributor and advisor on R&D projects, serves as a technical advisor and representative on cross-company programs, and also bridges scientists and software engineers within Biobot.

Before joining Biobot, Claire received her PhD from the Biological Engineering department at MIT, where she studied the relationship between the human microbiome and health and disease and worked on developing wastewater-based epidemiology approaches for public health impact. Before that, she studied biomedical engineering at Columbia University and then spent one year working at Engineering World Health in Cambodia as a Luce Scholar.

Recommended Readings

  • Duvallet et al. (2022). Nationwide Trends in COVID-19 Cases and SARS-CoV-2 RNA Wastewater Concentrations in the United States.


March 2
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Kresge G2, Harvard Chan School
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
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